SC dismisses plea challenging Centre's notification according minority status to 5 communities

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 17 December 2019
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition challenging the validity of the Centre's 26-year-old notification according minority status to five communities — Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis, saying religion must be considered pan-India.

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Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947 [Video]

Protests held as India observes Black Day to mark Pak invasion of J&K in 1947

Protests were held by PoJK refugees in Jammu as India observed black day to mark Pakistan’s invasion of Jammu and Kashmir In 1947. The protesters slammed the Pakistan government and said that their land is being used by Pakistan & China for the CPEC. They also called on the international community to condemn Pakistan’s actions and sought action against Islamabad for the killing of 70,000 Hindus and Sikhs. Meanwhile, a symposium, ‘Memories Of 22 October 1947’ was also organised where J&K LG Manoh Sinha said that even after 73 years, the wounds are still fresh. Watch the full video for all the debates.

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Mamata govt meets all criteria to be put under President's rule: Babul Supriyo [Video]

Mamata govt meets all criteria to be put under President's rule: Babul Supriyo

BJP's Babul Supriyo slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after state police manhandled a Sikh man during a protest. "Mamata Banerjee's government meets all criteria to invoke Article 356 (President's rule) in the State. She has made West Bengal a hub of terrorists," said Babul Supriyo.

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SAD quits NDA over farm Bills [Video]

SAD quits NDA over farm Bills

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) ended its alliance with the BJP over disagreement with the contentious new agriculture Bills. Party president Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the end of the long-term alliance following a meeting of the core committee. "Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has decided to pull out of BJP-led NDA alliance because of the centre's stubborn refusal to give statutory legislative guarantees to protect assured marketing of farmers crops on MSP and its continued insensitivity to Punjabi and Sikh issues," said Shiromani Akali Dal.

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AIMPLB appeals to Muslims to boycott French products after Macron's comments on Islam

The appeal was issued over French President Emmanuel Macron's speeches on Islam and Muslims.

Eid Milad Un Nabi 2020: Muslims remember and celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad

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Anti-France protests spread globally [Video]

Anti-France protests spread globally

Anger is growing in Muslim nations against French President Emmanuel Macron - with new protests in Bangladesh, Iran and Pakistan.

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Muslims in India, Bangladesh protest cartoon [Video]

Muslims in India, Bangladesh protest cartoon

Protesters in India's western city of Mumbai and in Dhaka took to the streets on Wednesday to protest remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in a row about cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

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Ballabhgarh incident: 'She was Hindu therefore no one is coming,' says victim's brother [Video]

Ballabhgarh incident: 'She was Hindu therefore no one is coming,' says victim's brother

On October 26, a 21-year-old college girl was shot dead in broad daylight in Ballabhgarh. According to police, the incident happened when the woman went to write her college exam. Two accused have been arrested in the incident and are in police custody. According to victim's brother, "The problem is that we have to sit for justice, we did not give vote to sit, we gave vote so that we could get justice at our doorstep. It is more than 24 hours, no MLA, politician came to meet us. If she would have been a Muslim daughter, everyone would have come. But she is Hindu therefore no one is coming."

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